Smurfit Kappa CEO Tony Smurfit, grandson of company founder.

The bottom, as it turned out, didn’t fall out of Smurfit Kappa’s share price when its unwanted suitor, Memphis-based International Paper (IP), finally(...)

Smurfit chief executive Tony Smurfit at the Institute of Directors in Ireland annual lunch on Friday.

Smurfit Kappa chief executive Tony Smurfit has said he was “surprised” that the Government did not give the cardboard box-maker any sign of support wh(...)

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Donald Trump: Turkish lira is falling casualty to a deepening economic crisis sparked by a spat with the US.

It is just over two years since army tanks fanned through the streets of Ankara and Istanbul as elements within the Turkish military attempted to inst(...)

Anthony Smurfit CEO (left) of Smurfit Kappa Group, and Liam O’Mahony, chairman, pictured at the company AGM in Dublin earlier this year.

Our lead story this morning concerns packaging giant Smurfit Kappa where a major shareholder that was a thorn in the side of management earlier this y(...)

Smurfit Kappa’s stock reached as high as €36.76  on three occasions last week.

A major shareholder that was a thorn in the side of Smurfit Kappa’s management earlier this year as the cardboard box maker refused to engage with wou(...)

Smurfit Kappa chief executive Tony Smurfit has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Month for July, an award run in association with (...)

Smurfit’s board rejected two offers from International Paper, saying that the US company undervalued the Irish business, despite pressure from large shareholders including British asset manager Janus Henderson. which owns 4.3 per cent of the group.

Packaging manufacturer Smurfit Kappa is borrowing €600 million from investors through a bond issue to pay for its purchase of Dutch rival Reparenco. (...)

AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne. Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

For once it might have paid off for an Irish finance minister to listen to a banker. Last December, AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne told the Oirea(...)

Traders  in the  NYSE as markets react to worries of a trade war between the US and China. Photograph: Epa/Justin Lane

European shares climbed on Wednesday but the modest rebound failed to erase the previous session’s losses as investors’ fears about an ongoing trade d(...)

A decade and a half ago GE was the world’s most valuable public company. Photograph: Urs Flueeler/EPA

General Electric has lost its spot in the Dow Jones Industrial Average after over a century in the blue chip stock index, a new blow to a company that(...)

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